Taiwan Coast Guard dismisses report on radar falling off Chinese navy vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Coast Guard on Thursday (Aug. 15) released a statement addressing a news report that a Chinese warship had accidentally lost some military equipment in a collis...

Update: Crash knocked Chinese mystery warship's secret tech onto Taiwan freighter

Update: 08/15 12:40 p.m. The Coast Guard in a press release issued today denied that any such "light detection and ranging radar (Lidar)" or "gun fire-control radar" had been fo...

Chinese threats will escalate: Taiwan military think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following Chinese Navy maneuvers in the South China Sea this month, military threats will only increase during the months ahead, Taiwan’s top military think tank...

Mysterious Chinese warship tried to force Taiwanese freighter to sail to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A week after a mysterious Chinese warship collided with a Taiwanese freighter, the Taiwanese ship's captain says that the collision was followed by a one-hour standoff as t...

Taiwan Air Force F-16s carry out live-fire test of Harpoon missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Early this morning, as the Chinese navy was preparing to spend the day conducting military drills in the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan’s Air Force dispatched two F-16 Fighte...

US military prepares to meet China in Arctic Ocean

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the recent “8th Symposium on the Impacts of an Ice-Diminishing Arctic on Naval and Maritime Operations” hosted by the Wilson Center in Washington D.C. last ...

Australia plans joint Pacific Support Force with allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following reports that China might be looking at using a naval base in Cambodia, Australia has decided to set up a joint military training force with neighboring Pacific n...

With China’s swift rise as naval power, Australia needs to rethink how it defends itself

CANBERRA (The Conversation) -- Visiting Wellington in April 1996, I fell into conversation with a very wise and experienced New Zealand government official. We talked about the still-unfolding Taiwan ...

China's resort in Cambodia can become PLAN naval base 'overnight': Indian colonel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A retired Indian Army colonel asserts that a massive "tourist" resort being built on Cambodia's southwest coast could be converted into a formidable naval base fo...

Chinese Navy conducts 5 days of military exercises in S. China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s naval forces are conducting a series of military training exercises in the South China Sea, the China Maritime Safety Administration (中國海事局) announced over t...

China aircraft carrier Liaoning heads north through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chinese aircraft carrier the Liaoning was on its way back to its base in Northern China through the Taiwan Strait, the Ministry of National Defense said Tuesday (June ...

US to provide Boeing drones to ASEAN allies to help monitor S. China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States is preparing to sell 34 advanced unmanned drones to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region, in order to boost their surveillance capabilities as ...

Indian colonel breaks down details of Chinese invasion of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A retired Indian Army colonel has presented his analysis of what he believes are Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy's (PLAN's) strategy for invading Taiwan based...

Sieren's China: Trump feels threatened by China's rise

It was a surprising turn of events. The US and China had been expected to resolve their trade dispute, and steady progress had apparently been made. But then, US President Donald Trump decided to hike...

Pentagon: Chinese carrier likely to join naval fleet in 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — China's first domestically built aircraft carrier is likely to enter into service this year, marking another advance in Beijing's ability to project influence well beyo...